Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- Opinion: Manhattan’s District Attorney vs. Aeschylus
A performance of an ancient Greek play forces prosecutors to reflect on the nature of justice.
- I Was Misinformed: The Underwoods Are Horribly Depressed
The equanimity of a summer in Woodstock is upended when Claire and Frank Underwood arrive in a funk, now that “House of Cards” is no longer outrageous.
- Big City: Subway Delays and the Power of Shame
Track fires, which cause significant subway delays, overwhelmingly have a single cause: trash. There is a simple way to reduce it.
- Sunday Routine: How Arline Jacoby, Artist, Spends Her Sundays
The 30-year resident of Roosevelt Island reads the obits, talks to her favorite plant, swims, gardens and makes art.
- Extreme Commuting
The number of people who commute two hours or more to work is expected to grow, especially now that it is easier to work occasionally from home.
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- Eight people found dead in truck in 'human trafficking crime' in US
Eight people have been found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store in the US, in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case.
- Witness in Justine Damond shooting steps forward; source says part of encounter was filmed
A witness who was nearby when Justine Damond was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer has been located and is co-operating, according to state investigators. The witness, who was seen bicyclin …
- White House's new press boss deletes embarrassing anti-Trump tweets
Anthony Scaramucci has purged his Twitter account of previous criticisms of US President Donald Trump, saying he didn’t want to be a “distraction” for the White House in his new role as communications …
- US sergeant in Hawaii arrested on charges of helping Islamic State
A US Army sergeant who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and is now stationed in Hawaii has been arrested on charges of providing material support to Islamic State extremists, the Federal Bureau of Inves …
- Danielle McLaughlin: John McCain is proof there are still heroes in America
OPINION: “I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support â unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I’ll be back soon, so stand-by”.
- Critic's Notebook: The Drag Queen Overshares, but the Guru Has Something to Hide
Questions of identity are explored through song in three shows at the New York Musical Festival.
- What I Love: Andy Blankenbuehler, ‘Hamilton’ Choreographer, at Home in Harlem
When the choreographer finally got his dream house, it was during a nightmarish time in his life.
- Critic's Notebook: This Podcast Is a Love Story, for Your Ears Only
The new podcast “36 Questions” sets a standard for the future of musical theater.
- What’s New in NYC Theater
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
- Review: ‘Romeo Is Bleeding,’ and Shakespeare Is Relevant
A documentary finds a group of young people in violence-plagued Richmond, Calif., staging their own version of Romeo and Juliet’s romantic tragedy.